- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland Police Bureau has reassigned an officer who allegedly sent a tweet about an upcoming Black Lives Matter/Don’t Shoot Portland protest.

Police leaders say they learned of the tweet on Tuesday and the officer voluntarily deleted it, but it has been retweeted.

Police did not identify the officer or disclose the contents of the tweet.

Acting Chief Donna Henderson says she reassigned the officer to an off-street position while the incident is reviewed. She says police are committed to ensuring demonstrators can exercise their free-speech rights.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide